Volume 6 Issue 1 (2014)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents


Smoking and public health
Ariel Tenenbaum and Joav Merrick


Infant mortality in Bedouin Arabs in the Negev
Eric J Haas, Natalya Bilenko, Ilana Shoham-Vardi, Larissa Dukhan, and Michael Gdalevich

Pediatricians’ perspective on the challenges of care for Bedouin children in Southern Israel
Jacob Urkin, Foad Elsana, Khalil Elbedour, and Hana Shalev

Genetic predisposition: A principle-based concept analysis
Dru Riddle

Indigenous populations and suicide prevention
Said Shahtahmasebi


The overlapping and the correlation between D-dimer and C-reactive protein in patients with community-acquired pneumonia and pulmonary embolism
Desa Nastasijević-Borovac, Tatjana Radjenović Petković, Tatjana Pejčić, and Ivana Stanković

Fuelling the obesity epidemic with the consumption of refined sugars in adolescents: A regional analysis among three Caribbean Islands – Trinidad, Bahamas and Barbados
Kameel Mungrue, Kimberley Taylor, Rhea Solomon, Deangria Carey, Rogers Moeng, and Shirrell Lewis

Differential in healthcare-seeking behavior of mothers for themselves versus their children in rural India: Results of a cross sectional survey
Apurv Soni, Nisha Fahey, Ajay G Phatak, Rajendra G Desai, Jeneczka Roman, Somashekhar M Nimbalkar, and Eileen B O’Keefe

Using social learning theory to understand smoking behavior among the lesbian bisexual gay transgender and queer community in Atlanta, Georgia
Lawrence O Bryant, Lisa R Merriweather, and Lorenzo Bowman

Use of health services and metabolic control among Bedouin and Jewish children with type I diabetes
Alon Haim, Jacob Urkin, Neta Loewenthal, Tzila Chechik, Yigal Plakht, and Eli Hershkovitz

Reduction in the prevalence of anemia in Bedouin infants, aged 9-18 months, in Southern Israel
Hana Shalev and Jacob Urkin

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